Alaska: Frontier Adventure
Experience the urban side of Alaska as you explore the city of Fairbanks, cruise down the pristine Chena River to visit a Chena Indian Village, try to spot a grizzly bear in Denali National Park, and travel to Anchorage to go on a glacier cruise.
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Day 1 Hello Fairbanks (please note this tour only departs June-August due to snow conditions)
Meet your tour director
Fairbanks city walk
Old FairbanksCourthouse SquareGolden Heart PlazaClay Street Cemetery
Details: Fairbanks city walk
A stroll through Fairbanks is truly an experience. A rare blend of fine arts, botanical gardens and rich history makes the “Golden Heart” city a treasure unto itself. And speaking of treasure, Fairbanks is well known for its Gold Rush history. With many historic attractions, you’ll want to try your hand at gold panning. Who knows? You may even uncover the perfect gold nugget souvenir.
Day 2 Fairbanks--Denali
Travel to Denali National Park
Details: Riverboat Discovery cruise
Paddleboat up the river to the heart of the Alaskan wilderness. During your three and a half hour cruise, you'll see all the pristine beauty this frontier setting provides. You'll also hear from Alaska Native guides, who'll take you to a Chena Indian Village, where you'll learn more about ancient and modern Athabascan Indian culture.
Day 3 Denali National Park
Denali National Park guided sightseeing tour
Toklat shuttledog sled kennelswildlife viewing
Details: Denali National Park guided sightseeing tour
Carved by Ice Age glaciers, the beautiful Denali National Park now contains abundant crystalline fresh water lakes and ponds that refresh a bounty of natural wildlife. From the iconic grizzly bear, to the caribou, wolves, sheep and moose that call this National Park home, your guided sightseeing of Denali will indubitably lead to impressive sights and an overall interactive learning experience. Keep an eye out for the awesome 20,320 foot Mount McKinley, always majestic, daunting and impressive.
Day 4 Denali--Anchorage via Talkeetna
Travel to Talkeetna
Talkeetna city walk
Fairview InnTalkeetna River sandbar overlookTalkeetna Ranger Station
Details: Talkeetna city walk
You’ll want to have your camera at the ready as you take in the impressive panoramic views of the Alaska Range. Downtown Talkeetna, classified as a National Historic Site, is nestled at the base of North America’s tallest peak, Denali, located on Mt. McKinley. With an array of adventure sports and dazzling terrain, the region attracts visitors from across the globe, giving the town an international flavor that has helped shape its legends, lore and history.
Details: Travel to Anchorage on the Denali Goldstar Train
Enjoy the thrill of train travel as scenic frontier and wilderness sites fly by while you relax on your well-appointed Goldstar Train.
Day 5 Anchorage's glaciers
Details: Glacier cruise
Feel the wind in your hair as you cruise through Prince William sound. You'll see mountain-sized blocks of ice, migratory whales and the pristine green beauty of Alaskan wilderness.
Day 6 End tour
Travel home
Details: Fly home
Your flight home is overnight. You will likely return home on Day 9.
Day 7 Return home
Map of Alaska: Frontier Adventure Educational Student Tour and Trip
Tour Includes:
  • Round-trip transportation
  • 5 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms
  • Breakfast daily (except arrival day)
  • Dinner daily (except departure day)
  • Full-time services of a professional Tour Director
  • Guided sightseeing tours and city walks as per itinerary
  • Visit to select attractions as per itinerary
  • Tour Diary™
  • Note: Tour cost does not include airline-imposed baggage fees, or fees for any required passport or visa. Please visit our Fees FAQ page for a full list of items that may not be included in the cost of your tour.

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